USTiA Quiz Tests Your Knowledge of Travel Safety & Health

Climbing Mt. Liamuiga in St. Kitts. USTiA's TRIP site offers helpful hints on traveling safely outdoors and in national parks, in the US and abroad © 2014 Karen Rubin/

What services do US embassies provide abroad? How can you recover from jet lag? How do you ensure your safety in a new destination? Where should you sit in a plane to avoid motion sickness? These are among the questions … Continue reading

AccuWeather Offers Tips on Handling the Deadliest Weather of Summer

Accuweather offers tips to "beat the heat" © 2013 Karen Rubin/

AccuWeather reports so far this summer, the nation has experienced an array of severe weather. From wildfires and lightning storms in the West and extreme heat in the Northeast to extensive flooding in the South and Central regions, the United … Continue reading